Category Archives: substance abuse

drug rehabilitation

Drug Rehabilitation: How to Talk to Your Loved One About Going to Rehab

Drug addiction is a great and terrible beast. According to experts, as many as 23.5 million Americans are addicted to drugs or alcohol.  This carries a myriad of negative side effects. Drug abuse wreaks havoc on the body and can lead to unemployment and stress in your relationships. And if someone you

dangerous opiates

Dangerous Opiates: List of Commonly Abused Prescription Opioids

It’s no secret that there’s an opiate addiction problem in the United States today. Many people don’t realize the seriousness of the problem, though. Did you know, for example, that more than 130 people die every day from an opiate overdose? While some people overdose on illegal opiates like heroin, many people

medical detox

Why Supervised Medical Detox is Important

It’s very important that if you are going to detox, you do it in a medically supervised environment. Read on to learn why supervised medical detox is important. Are you ready to seek help for your drug or alcohol addiction? Have you tried quitting on your own without success? You’re